Tag: Italy

Unsettling In

“They settle into the seats around me⁠and make themselves comfortable.⁠They nudge, prod and poke ⁠but I ignore them.⁠The memories want me ⁠to pay them attention⁠to take me somewhere I’ve already been⁠and don’t care to go back to.⁠They speed me down the track⁠faster than this…

Thank you, Michelangelo

and sorry my photo doesn’t give your work the justice it deserves. via Twisted

How long can I wait?

  I stand here, waiting, hoping you will forgive me. Berating, debating This feeling, castrating. (words and painting by CD-W)

Happy Birthday, Raphael. But What?

Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio), was born on this day in 1483. This painting, La Fornarina, was of of his mistress, Margherita Luti. Raphael’s premature death was said to have been caused by excessive sex with Margherita the night before. Hmm…  

Unexpected Treasures

Walking the streets of Firenze (Florence), I stumbled upon this! WOW!   Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge

Oh, how I miss you, Italy

I miss the language (I’ve forgotten most of what I’ve studied) I miss the people who say what they mean and mean what they say. I miss the culture, the arts, the music on the streets. I miss the architecture and the oldness of…

The One Hundred Languages of Children

An amazing inspirational poem about children, the mistakes we make in teaching them, and how they can learn to become their true selves. THE ONE HUNDRED LANGUAGES OF CHILDREN The child is made of one hundred. The child has a hundred languages a hundred hands a…

Toothless and perfect

Mario didn’t want a Replacement for his missing tooth. I’m glad. Because when I met him in Italy, he was perfect the way he was.